BLM Activist and Gun Control Campaigner Tries to Assassinate Louisville Mayoral Candidate, So Please Don't Jump to Conclusions About Domestic Terrorism

BLM Activist and Gun Control Campaigner Tries to Assassinate Louisville Mayoral Candidate, So Please Don't Jump to Conclusions About Domestic Terrorism
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On Monday morning, Louisville, KY, police responded to a call of an active shooter at the campaign headquarters of mayoral candidate Craig Greenberg. Greenberg, a Democrat, is one of 11 or so active candidates for that office.

It seems that shortly after 10 AM, someone entered Greenberg’s office and attempted to light him up with a 9mm pistol. Before fleeing the scene, the shooter fired four rounds at Greenberg, managing to put one round through Greenberg’s clothes.

“The gunman stood in the doorway as he fired the shots and one of my teammates was standing to the side of the door and was able to get the door slammed and then he and other teammates that were closer to the door just threw tables and desks to barricade us in,” Greenberg said at a press conference.

The police arrested the shooter a short while later.

Quintez Brown, 21, was charged with attempted murder and four counts of wanton endangerment after Greenberg was shot at in his campaign headquarters Monday morning in Butchertown, LMPD spokeswoman Elizabeth Ruoff said late Monday.

Brown, a civil rights activist, is a former intern and editorial columnist for The Courier Journal.

Officers found a man matching the suspect’s description less than a half-mile from the campaign headquarters about 10 minutes later, carrying a loaded 9mm magazine in his pants pocket, according to the arrest report.

He also had a drawstring bag with a handgun, handgun case and additional magazines, the report said.

Surveillance video from the building showed the suspect wearing clothes matching Brown’s and carrying a matching bag, the report said.

What makes this arrest so interesting is that the shooter, Brown, is a candidate for a seat on the Louisville city council.

He is a BLM activist, and he supports gun control…but is unable to practice it. Here he is as a guest of the virulent racist Joy Reid talking about the importance of more-better gun laws.

He also worked as an opinion writer for the Louisville Courier-Journal (the Courier-Journal claims he was only an intern; other outlets don’t report that), where he produced high-quality, original thoughts like this.

In what may emerge as the most ironic part of this incident, in May 2021, he founded something called From Fields to Arenas, which sounds like a typical leftwing 501(c)3 income-producing grift, with the mission of “providing political education and violence prevention training to youth engaged in Hip Hop and athletics.”

The purpose of this article is not just to drag Quintez Brown, though that would be a laudable goal. The left, the White House, the FBI, and the Department of Homeland Security have been creating a false narrative over a period of years that “domestic violent extremists” are a major terrorist threat. The way they define the term ensures it uniquely refers to center-right and right-wing groups who are concerned about the socialist and totalitarian drift in society (something that was validated by DHS terrorism bulletin labeling “proliferation of false or misleading narratives, which sow discord or undermine public trust in U.S. government institutions,” as terror threats).

When one compares the treatment of the January 6 trespassers to the violent felons of the BLM protests, it is obvious that the federal bureaucracy and many state governments are aligned in severely punishing protests they don’t like and sugar-coating protests of which they approve, see Senator Tom Cotton Demands Answers for the Leniency Given by Department of Justice in a BLM Arson-Murder. This narrative has been adopted and spread by our own quislings; see David French Gets All Apocalyptic About Right-Wing Extremism in Church.

What happened in Louisville appears to be political terrorism. A political activist associated with a movement that uses violence as one of its tools to accomplish its goals attempted to kill a candidate for political office. There is no known personal connection between Brown and Greenberg. At a minimum, there should be a major FBI investigation of Brown and his associates to determine a motive. Yet, you can bet that this attack, like the Christmas parade massacre in Waukesha, WI, is going to go down the memory hole when plausible political motives do not follow the preferred narrative of the bureaucracy and the media.

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